Category Archives: Kickstarter

Amazon Games Studio is already dead

Amazon Game Studios (AGS) is dead before it even released their first game. How do I know this? Because they signed John “After EQ1 everything I touch burns to the ground, with each failure burning faster then the one before” … Continue reading

Posted in EQ2, EQNext, FreeRealms, Kickstarter, MMO design, Pirates of the Burning Sea, Random, Rant, SOE being SOE, Steam Stuff | 8 Comments

Pillars of Eternity II – It’s fig time

PoE 2 is already funded, which took all of 22 hours. It’s almost like if you make a great game (PoE1), follow it up with another great game (Tyranny), people will have some faith in you creating something great yet … Continue reading

Posted in Kickstarter, Random

Kickstarter funding down in 2016 for videogames

This article about the overall money coming into Kickstarter videogames being down in 2016 makes me happy. Not because I dislike Kickstarter, the exact opposite actually, but because its an indicator that the average contributor is getting smarter, and that … Continue reading

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So a good game sells a lot of copies? Get out of here!

100m+ copies of Minecraft have been sold, and today the game sells 53k+ copies A DAY. Who the hell is still buying Minecraft? And I don’t mean that in a “Minecraft sucks!” way, because it’s a great game/tool, but in … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, Final Fantasy XIV, Kickstarter, League of Legends, MMO design, Random, World of Warcraft | 12 Comments

Darkest Dungeon is another example of KS and EA working

Moving from Sunless Sea to Darkest Dungeon is a really perfect gaming transition, in that I think DD and Sunless are so similar in what they want to accomplish, but DD just does it so so much better. Both have … Continue reading

Posted in Kickstarter, Random, Steam Stuff

Good try, good effort Smed

Since the upset loss by the Patriots, I’ve been a bit down of late and needed some good news to cheer me up. And wouldn’t you know it, right on time Smed delivers. It continues to amaze me that an … Continue reading

Posted in Kickstarter, SOE being SOE, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

2015 predictions review

Prompted by Wilhelm again, lets look back at my 2015 predictions. DF:UW will shut down. The population is at an all-time low, AV is completely lost with the title, and Forumfall continues to stick daggers into the one game even … Continue reading

Posted in ArcheAge, Camelot Unchained, Clash of Clans, Crowfall, Darkfall Online, EQNext, EVE Online, Final Fantasy XIV, Kickstarter, League of Legends, Lord of the Rings Online, Random, Site update, SOE being SOE, SW:TOR, Trion being Trion, World of Warcraft | 16 Comments